: Jacquelyn Mayer posing for a publicity shot in her role as spokesperson for the American Heart Association, 1981-1982. She was from Sandusky, Ohio, and won the Miss America pageant in 1962. In 1970, Mayer suffered a stroke which left her paralyzed and without speech. She had to learn to speak and walk again. She helped to found the National Stroke Association and travels throughout the country as a motivational speaker. As a result of her efforts on behalf of stroke survivors, she received the Award of Hope and Courage from the National Stroke Association and was inducted into the Ohio Women's Hall of Fame. View on Ohio Memory.
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: Horses; Multicultural Ohio--Ohio Women; Pageants Places
: Jacquelyn Mayer as American Heart Association spokesperson